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Mar 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
believe all laws will be enforced consistently and v violators will be punished to the full extent of the law. there should not be one set of rules that applies to wall street and another set for the rest of us. the department of justice wrote to the senators and said no corporate entity, no matter how large, is immune from prosecutions. prosecutors must determine whether there would be disproportionate harm to investors, pension holders, customers and employees and others not personally culpable. i can tell you the two senators called the response from the department of justice aggressively invasive was the term. they don't like that the department of justice didn't reply to a number of their specific questions about how often this has happened. they say they are going to ask eric holder when he comes to capitol hill this week. >> according to news reports, senator jeff merkley of oregon is annoyed at the bank hsbc and says not only will they not bust the institution they won't bust the senior bank executives. is that true? >> there is concern on capitol hill there weren't enough investi
Mar 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
necessarily fit with the law. >> that's why you need a law not a statement from the attorney general. that does nothing. it accomplishes absolutely nothing. republicans are going to hold up the business of the united states senate on that and then go ahead and do it because eric holder issues a two sentence statement. >> larry, i have to say if we have a member of congress who says he trusts the government to act responsibly i'm going to reach over to him. it's not true. >> it drives me a little too distraction. if this were 2007, 2008, when the left was absolutely apopletic at the previous president. this president is i'm going to close guantanamo bay, oil stop -- >> we have a president now that may be engaging -- >> these are good points. this is for another segment. i do respect senator rand paul for his promodification liberty. i just think we kind of know would know if they are enemy combatants. >>> now we're going to go to the energy boom in america. it's for real. getting bigger by the day and now a major decision by the nation's freight train locomotive makers could be another game
Mar 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
start looking at our tax laws. under clinton, the last time we had a balanced budget and had surpluses, that was the tax rate that was in place at that time. why can't we go back to that? on the other hand, for a more aggressive and progressive, if we were able to reduce it, get rid of some loopholes and off set credits where the tax cut has grown so inefficiently. you've talked about corporate. corporate individual. >> let me go back to this. politics. president wants to blame republicans for every bad thing, even as he puts it, this is class warfare. republicans want to hang on to $800 billion for tax cuts and that's blocking any grand design deal. your thoughts? >> he's missing the point. we worry about what racing taxes on what group of americans does. it affects everyone. you raise tax rates on the rich and it will hurt the poor. you have four merngs who work for richer americans. when you raise taxes on them, everyone else pays for it. it's that simple. so he's got it backwards. it's not that we're worried about the poor americans. >> larry, i think the facts show that
Mar 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
bust the contracts and rewrite everything. >> of course the emergency management law we have in detroit is weaker than they tried to put in and got shot down last november. breaking the contracts and reorganizing it is part it. but what's the final goal? what's the best we can hope for. the governor almost presented it like we're going to see these great hey days in the detroit. what can these cities hope to have? the best they hope to have is what? a service society and compete with the places down south where it's warm? we're not going to be in those situations. at best, the best we can hope for is they get out of their debt. >> housing in detroit is dirt cheap. i'm quite serious about this for young people. you can buy homes, i've seen unbelievable stories you can buy homes and repair them dirt cheap. you have your natural gas revolution. detroit could become a techie city, even a techie manufacturing city. poits. cleveland -- look cleveland had a come back. >> you got to come to detroit. i'll show you what it's like. you can get those house dirt cheap but what you're buying
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